SPAM: Score 3.7: Re: Instead of freebsd. com, why not...

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Wed Feb 16 22:31:18 PST 2005

Nikolas Britton writes:

> One reason would be that it's required for the Compiere open source
> ERP/CRM software package. They are tring to port it to PostgreSQL and 
> Sybase but those are a long way off because they need $20,000 to do it:

It's kind of counterproductive to write an open-source package that
won't run without proprietary software installed along with it.

> Umm where do I start... :-) I'm quite happy with PostgreSQL and can't
> use MySQL anyways because SQL-Ledger doesn't support MySQL because MySQL
> is lacking required features.

That's fine.  I was just asking why not an open-source DBMS, instead of


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